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Presentation for a workshop at the BBC Data Journalism Day, July 2012

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    • Scraping the OlympicsPaul Bradshaw, author: Scraping for Journalists * Leanpub.com/scrapingforjournalists
    • ?Scraping basicsCombining dataFinding stories in data *
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    • Function (Parameters) *
    • Function (Parameters)=SUM(A2:A50)=AVERAGE(B2:B300)=COUNTIF(A10:A3000,”Smith”) *
    • (“string”, index) *
    • Tip: search fordocumentation *
    • Tip: search for structure around data *
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    • //div[starts-with(@class, ‘jobWrap’)]*
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    • Combining data *
    • ?Question:Which torchbearers arefrom Dorset? *
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    • ?Finding leads:Corporate torchbearers? *
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    • Leanpub.com/scrapingforjournalists @paulbradshaw onlinejournalismblog.com helpmeinvestigate.com slideshare.net/onlinejournalist * linkedin.com/in/onlinejournalist